H.552 (Act 176)

An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Sponsors: Rep. Paul Poirier , Rep. George Cross, Rep. Susan Davis, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. John Moran, Rep. Christopher Pearson

Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2014 - Signed by Governor on <strong>June 9, 2014</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
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H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Sponsor

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
15 min. after Floor

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Hearing will be in ETHAN ALLEN.

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Sponsor
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist
Deb Brighton, Consultant

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
2:30 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

ROOM 11

Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist
Deb Brighton, Consultant

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
6:00 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Public Hearing on Minimum Wage will take place in House Chamber from 6:00-8:00pm.

Griffin Shumway, Hartford
Shela Linton, Brattleboro
Mary Crowley, Essex Junction
Anna Dirkse, Burlington
Shayne Spence, Ethan Allen Institute
Elizabeth Nikazmerad, Burlington
Arthur Campbell, CCTA Driver
Tom Kingston, Colchester
Ashley Smith, Burlington
Sean Crumb, Vermont Campground Association
James Haslam, Executive Director, Vermont Worker's Center
Elisabeth Beatty-Owens, Student, Johnson
Heather Pipino, Barre City
Gail Mulcahy, Barre
Stephen Duke, Calais
John Bauer, Jeffersonville
Paula Mongeon
Owen Lafarge, University of Vermont
David Buckingham, Burlington
George Malek, President, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
David Mealiea, Burlington
Keith Brunner, Burlington
Alex Darr, Colchester
Millard Cox, Vermont Worker's Center
Traven Leyshon, AFLCIO
Corey Mallon, RN, Burlington
Cindy Perron, Barton
Jonathan Leavitt, Burlington
Jim Ramey, Burlington
Judith Augsberg, Randolph

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Testimony will be heard in ETHAN ALLEN.

Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
10:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mathew Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
David Yacovone, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Deb Brighton, Consultant
Phil Merrick, Owner, August First Bakery and Cafe
David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association

Friday, March 28, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
8:30 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Meeting in ETHAN ALLEN.

Jessica Gingras, Lobbyist, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Jack Hoffman, Analyst, Public Assets Institute
Dawn Terrill, Janitech and the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
3:30 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.
ROOM 10

Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
David Huber, Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kate Duffy, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
1:00 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
9:30 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Committee will consider amendments to the bill.

David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Rep. Christopher Pearson, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Kurt Wright, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Michael Marcotte, Co-sponsor of amendment
Rep. Matthew Trieber, Co-sponsor of amendment

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:05 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Business-related

David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Win Smith, President, Sugarbush Resort
Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Dawn Terrill, Owner, Janitech
George Malek, President, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Shawn Shouldice, Lobbyist, National Federation of Independent Businesses
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Business-related testimony

Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Representative
David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Dennis LaBounty, Vermont State Labor Council/AFL-CIO
David Mcknelly, Newbury Village Store
Kent Johnson, Richford Market
after floor

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Jessica Gingras, Lobbyist, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Catherine Davis, Vice President for Strategy and Public Affairs, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
after floor

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Audra Rondeau, Franklin County
Debbie Ingram, Reverend, Vermont Interfaith Action

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:30 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Public testimony

Judith Augsberg, Randolph
Heather Pipino, Barre City
Phil Merrick, Owner, August First Bakery and Cafe
10:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Economic perspective

Jack Hoffman, Analyst, Public Assets Institute
Jeannette Wicks-Lim, Assistant Research Professor, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts
10:30 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Economic perspective

Tom Kavet, Economist, Kavet, Rockler and Associates
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
11:30 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Public Testimony

Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Caleb Magoon, Business owner, Morristown
Bill Stritzler, Managing Director, Smuggler's Notch Resort

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:15 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Mathew Barewicz, Chief, Labor Market and Information, Vermont Department of Labor
10:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Sen. David Zuckerman, Senator
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
Shayne Spence, Ethan Allen Institute
Shela Linton, Vermont Worker's Center
James Haslam, Executive Director, Vermont Worker's Center
Erhard Mahnke, Executive Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Nathan Suter, Board of Directors, Peace & Justice Center
Gregg Gervais, Franklin County

Friday, April 18, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Mark-up and vote

David Huber, Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
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H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Sen. Kevin Mullin

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Discussion of Amendments.

David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Lucy Leriche, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Rep. Paul N. Poirier
6:30 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Committee discussion and vote on amendments.

David Huber, Legislative Counsel
Rep. Paul N. Poirier

Friday, May 9, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
2:30 PM

H.552 - An act relating to raising the Vermont minimum wage

Committee discussion and possible action.

David Huber, Legislative Counsel